PATERSON, NJ - Top athletes from Paterson have been selected to play in an all-star football game on Tuesday, June 9. The 22nd Annual Paul Robeson All-Star Football Classic (PRC) is an event set for a 7:00 p.m. kickoff at Robeson Stadium in East Orange.
The Paul Robeson Classic (PRC) is an East vs. West all-star skirmish which pits an East contingent of players from Essex County and the southeastern/urban Passaic County area against a West squad of players from the rest of Passaic, along with Morris, Sussex and parts of Warren.
Paterson Eastside High School's standout includes Tevaughn Grant (defensive lineman) undecided and Amid Addison (offensive lineman) who will be attending Rowan in the fall.
Paterson Kennedy High School standouts include Dekyri Mims (defensive back), who will be attending ASA College this fall; Homar Castillo (defensive lineman) undecided and Xavier Harris (running back) who will be attending ASA College in the fall.
Students from PCTI include Jacquese Johnson (defensive back) who will attend American International College this fall; Jeremy Gray (line back) who will attend Muhlenberg College this fall; and Zaire Weaver (wide receiver) who will attend Stevenson University in the fall.
Jon Buglione, PCTI football coach, will participate along with other all-star coaches from across the state.
The PRC game is named after the legendary Paul Robeson, a Princeton-born, Rutgers College valedictorian and All-America gridder who went on to become a Columbia Law School grad, an NFL standout, a world-renowned multiple-sport athlete and opera singer and actor, as well as a prominent civil rights leader.